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Eye-Catching Creations: 15 Most Beautiful Sculptures Around The World

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The world is full of beautiful creations. Human brains and ideas when these two matters merge together then there would be a wonderful creation. When a sculptor is experimenting with his idea then the idea becomes a unique design. Let’s look at some beautiful sculptures around the world

Expansion, New York

Expansion, New York

Sculptor Paige Bradley created this beautiful sculptor “Expansion”. Her works mostly focused on tensions and liberations. In her own word, “I feel most of our emotions are locked into an existential cocoon. My sculptures show the human race as a singular individual searching for connection but finding only alienation.” The sculptor is a female body which bleeds out the light.

Mihai Eminescu, Romania

Mihai Eminescu, Romania

Mihai Eminescu was a Romanian poet and this piece of creation can only be seen under a certain angle in Onesti, Romania. The creation is made up of the various parts spread through the branches of the trees.

Nelson Mandela, South Africa

Nelson Mandela, South Africa

This sculpture was created as a tribute to Nelson Mandela on the occasion of his 50th anniversary by Marco Cianfanelli. It created from a cluster of 50 laser-cut steel columns and these columns have been used to create the face of the revolutionary politician. Each steel column is 6.5 metres and 9.5 metres tall. It is installed in the town of Howick where he was arrested. At a distance of 35 metres the portrait of this great man comes into focus.

Les Voyageurs, Marseilles, France

Les Voyageurs, Marseilles, France

French artist Bruno Catalano has created a series of bronze sculptor called “Les Voyageurs”. The sculptures portray human workers with large parts of their bodies missing. In 2013, these were put on display as the 2013 European Capital of Culture.

Black Ghost, Lithuania

Black Ghost, Lithuania

This weird bronze statue emerging from the water known as the “Juodasis Vaiduoklis” or the “Black Ghost” was installed in Klaipeda. Svajunas Jurkus and Sergejus Plotnikovas sculpted this 2.4 metres sculpture. The mysterious no face figure holds a lantern in one hand and his other hand grips the dock.

People Of The River, Singapore

People Of The River, Singapore

This is the most photographed sculpture created by award winning sculptor Chong Fah Cheong. “The People of The River” statue was installed at the side of historical Cavenagh Bridge. On the bridge’s left side you’ll see the “First Generation”, a sculptor of five boys diving off to go for a swim in the river. The statues give an experience of early Singapore from the perspective of people who might have lived, played and worked along the river.

Kelpies, UK

Kelpies, UK

The Kelpies are 30-metre-high horse head sculptures standing next to a new extension to the Forth and Clyde Canal and near River Carron in the Helix. These were designed by sculptor Andy Scott. The sculptures and the new canal extension built as a part of The Helix land transformation project. The Kelpies are a monument to horse powered heritage across Scotland.

Spider, London

Spider, London

Louise Bourgeois created this huge spider called ‘Maman’. Maman is the French word which means Mother and also one can see 26 marble eggs in the thorax of the spider. The structure made out of bronze, stainless steel and marbles. The gigantic sculpture is measuring over 30 ft high and over 33 ft wide.

Diminish and Ascend, Australia

Diminish and Ascend, Australia

David McCracken’s sculpture Diminish and Ascend is depicting a stairway to Heaven. The structure in a certain angle looks like it’s a never-ending staircase. But it’s just an optical illusion. This creation is installed in a picturesque beach of Bondi, Australia.

The Caring Hand, Switzerland

The Caring Hand, Switzerland

This incredible work by Eva Oertli and Beat Huber in Glarus sends a strong message of environmental responsibility and care. The sculpture is rising from the ground and gently wrapping its fingers around a tree.

Anonymous Passerby, Poland

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This monument is located in Wroclow. This is created to honour the people who took part in the anti-communist activity. This was installed in a busy crossroad on the 24th anniversary of the “Martial Law”. At the time of “Martial Law”, the military arrested ordinary civilians in the middle of the night and many of the people were never seen again. The monument represents the missing ones.

Mustangs, Las Colinas, Texas

Mustangs, Las Colinas, Texas

This is the world’s largest equestrian sculpture. This bronze statue is created by sculptor Robert Glen.  The sculpture commemorates the wild mustangs which had historical importance in Texas. It portrays a group of life-size horses running through a watercourse, with fountains giving the effect of water splashed by the animals’ hooves.

Break Through From Your Mold, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Break Through From Your Mold, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

This bronze sculpture created by Zenos Frudakis. It is located at the GSK headquarters in Philadelphia. This creation is also known as “Freedom”. Frudakis said, “I wanted to create a sculpture almost anyone, regardless of their background, could look at and instantly recognize that it is about the idea of struggling to break free. This sculpture is about the struggle for the achievement of freedom through the creative process.”

A Scene From The World War With Real-Size Statues, Turkey

A Scene From The World War With Real-Size Statues, Turkey

The life-sized statues are located at the Eceabat, Turkey. These statues recreate a dreadful scene from the World War.

The Knotted Gun, New York

The Knotted Gun, New York

Swedish artist Carl Fredrik Reauterswrd created this “Non-Violence” structure which also known as “The Knotted Gun”. He was inspired by the shooting of his friend John Lennon and designed it in late 1980. The Luxembourg government presented it to the UN in 1980 and since then it is installed in the UN headquarter.

Suchismita Biswas
Suchismita Biswas
Pen is mightier than swords - these words make me passionate about writing. Except writing I love to travel , love to explore the unknown places, love photography and love listening to music. Also I am an avid reader of books. I'm a simple girl but I am what I am.

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